Metastatic Cancers

August 1, 2006

Breast cancer, the most common cancer in women, is the cancer that most frequently spreads to the skin. A typical presentation is carcinoma en cuirasse, recurrent metastatic breast cancer that appears as nodules on the chest.

Breast cancer, the most common cancer in women, is the cancer that most frequently spreads to the skin. A typical presentation is carcinoma en cuirasse, recurrent metastatic breast cancer that appears as nodules on the chest.

Any hard nodule on the body of an elderly person requires a biopsy. Cutaneous metastatic carcinoma may be the presenting sign of an underlying systemic neoplasm.